Wed, April 16, 2014

Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa...

Since its release nearly one hundred and fifty years ago, Louisa May Alcott's classic Little Women has been a mainstay in American literature, while passionate Jo March and her calm, beloved "Marmee" have shaped generations of young women. Biographers have consistently credited her father, Bronson Alcott, for Louisa's professional success, assuming that this outspoken idealist was the source of her progressive thinking and remarkable independence.But in this riveting dual biography, Eve LaPlante explodes those myths, drawing on unknown and unexplored letters and journals to show that Louisa's "Marmee," Abigail May Alcott, was in fact the intellectual and emotional center of her daughter's world. It was Abigail who urged Louisa to write, who inspired many of her stories, and who gave her the support and courage she needed to pursue her unconventional...
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Item Information

ISBN: 1452610460
Publisher: Tantor Media; Unabridged,Unabridged CD edition
Manufacturer: Tantor Media; Unabridged,Unabridged CD edition
Language: English
Format: Audio CD
US Salesrank: 4989640
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